New Bond Set in Arson Case

Paul Nash

A new bond hearing was held Tuesday, September 12, 2023, for suspected arsonist Paul Nash, age 59 of Rosepine.  Nash was initially arrested at the scene of a wildfire near the Providence Community Thursday, August 24.  He was charged with multiple crimes, and his bond was set at $13,000.

The Vernon Parish District Attorney’s Office reports that the State and the defense met an agreement, and a new bond for Nash was set at $125,000.  The defendant remains in the Vernon Parish Jail, pending posting of bond.  No other court dates have been set for this defendant in the 30th Judicial District.